Judge strikes down law that gives clergy members tax-free housing allowances : Wsj

A federal judge has found unconstitutional a law that lets clergy members avoid paying income taxes on compensation that is designated part of a housing allowance.

The decision Friday by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb could have far-reaching financial ramifications for pastors, who currently can use the untaxed income to pay rental housing costs or the costs of home ownership, including mortgage payments and property taxes.

via Judge strikes down law that gives clergy members tax-free housing allowances : Wsj.

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